Category-Life Quotes

I can teach anybody how to get what they want out of life. The problem is I can't find anybody who can tell me what they want.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Cities all over the world are getting bigger as more and more people move from rural to urban sites, but that has created enormous problems with respect to environmental pollution and the general quality of life.

Alan Dundes

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it onto future generations.

George Bernard Shaw

If I were asked to chose between execution and life in prison I would, of course, chose the latter. Its better to live somehow than not at all.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

No hour of life is lost that is spent in the saddle.

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

Everything that makes diversity of kinds, of species, differences, properties everything that consists in generation, decay, alteration and change is not an entity, but a condition and circumstance of entity and being, which is one, infinite, immobile, subject, matter, life, death, truth, lies, good and evil.

Giordano Bruno

Mankind has conceived history as a series of battles; hitherto it has considered fighting as the main thing in life.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

While the sick man has life, there is hope.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Life inspires more dread than death it is life which is the great unknown.

Emil Cioran

Life is merely a fracas on an unmapped terrain, and the universe a geometry stricken with epilepsy.

Emil Cioran

Life is possible only by the deficiencies of our imagination and memory.

Emil Cioran

If failure has the strength to turn your life into bitterness itself, then patience has the strength to turn your life into the sweetest joy. Do not surrender to fate after a single failure. Failure, at most, precedes success.

Sri Chinmoy

Not only is suicide a sin, it is the sin. It is the ultimate and absolute evil, the refusal to take an interest in existence; the refusal to take the oath of loyalty to life. The man who kills a man, kills a man. The man who kills himself, kills all men. As far as he is concerned he wipes out the world.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Life is a vexatious trap; when a thinking man reaches maturity and attains to full consciousness he cannot help feeling that he is in a trap from which there is no escape.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

O, do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men! Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks! Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle. But you shall be a miracle. Every day you shall wonder at yourself, at the richness of life which has come to you by the grace of God.

Phillips Brooks
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